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Tai Chi for Health and Vitality: An Introduction to Tai Chi (cards)

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble: 2006

Seller ID: 2270190


A few smudges on slipcase. 2006 Hard Cover. 54 cards in a hardcover slipcase. Improve your sense of balance; increase your self-confidence; improves your general fitness. View more info

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The End of Illness

By: Agus, David B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Free Press: 2012

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 2261497


5th printing. Jacket lightly rubbed. 2012 Hard Cover. Do we have to suffer from debilitating conditions and sickness? Is it possible to add more vibrant years to our lives? In the #1 New York Times bestselling The End of Illness, Dr. David Agus tackles these fundamental questions and dismantles misperceptions about what “health” really means. Presenting an eye-opening picture of the human body and all the ways it works—and fails—Dr. Agus shows us how a new perspe... View more info

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Arthritis and Common Sense

By: Alexander, Dan Dale

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Witkower: 1950

Seller ID: 2119152


1950 Edition. Jacket stained, Foxing to front and rear endpapers.Good. 178, [4] pp. A guide to treating and preventing arthritis without expensive drugs. View more info

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Foot Notes: A Complete Guide for the Care of Your Feet. With Special Sections for Runners and Dancers.

By: Arnot, Michelle; Crane Jack; Levine, Suzanne M.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dolphin Book/Doubleday: 1980

Seller ID: 2204654


1980 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 164 pp. Corn? Bunion? Athlete's Foot? Ingrown toenail? ...Foot Notes is the practical guide that will help make your feet healthy, strong, and pain-free. Including special sections for: ATHLETES: What joggers can do about shin splints, achilles tendinitis; how to compensate for weak arches; DANCERS: How you can keep that fancy footwork going and treat or prevent common injuries; PARENTS: Explaining what to watch out for in the development of y... View more info

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Health Dress.

By: Austin, Harriet N.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: [Hygienic Tract Society]: 1886

Edition: Review Copy

Seller ID: 2266079


Appears to be a review copy, with 'Compliments of the Author' printed on the front wrapper, and a bound in note encouraging readers to order additional copies from the publisher. 1/4 inch repaired tear on edge of front wrapper. 1886 Soft Cover. 20 pp. Sewn binding. Hoolihan 176. A brief guide to the relationship between clothing and health, by the author who also published a work on hydropathy entitled How to Take Baths. View more info

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The Foot Book: Healing the Body Through Reflexology

By: Berkson, Devaki; Nearing, Helen; Nearing, Scott; Graffeo, Joseph A.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1979

Seller ID: 2204653


Owner's pocket to front flyleaf verso, general light wear. 1979 Trade Paperback. ix, 212 pp. Including exercises, photographs, and personalized foot charts. Shows how massage of the toes and arch of the foot affects other body organs and offers a fitness program which emphasizes foot reflexology, diet, exercise, breathing, and herbal therapy.Keywords: SELF HELP IMPROVEMENT LIFESTYLES HEALTH THERAPY FOOT BOOK HEALING BODY THROUGH REFLEXOLOGY FEET DEVAKI BERKSON HELEN SCOT... View more info

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Food for Life: The Cancer Prevention Cookbook

By: Bohannon, Richard; Wuerthner, Terri P.; Weinstock, Kathy Klett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Contemporary Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2264550


First edition. Jacket faintly toned. 1986 Hard Cover. 418 pp. Collects recipes for foods which reduce the risk of cancer and include French onion soup, chicken scaloppine, spinach pancakes, and pumpkin pie. View more info

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Boy Racer: My Journey to Tour de France Record-Breaker

By: Cavendish, Mark

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Velo Press: 2010

Seller ID: 2206095


A very nice copy. 2010 Trade Paperback. xii, 288 pp. Boy Racer unmasks the manic, brutal world of professional cycling from the candid viewpoint of the sport's brash young superstar, Mark Cavendish.Written off as fat and useless in his youth, Cavendish's hunger for success and his sheer natural ability has forged him into one of cycling's youngest phenoms -- and one of cycling's most accomplished sprinters.Some have called him cocky, but to those who dislike his style, ... View more info

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A Dirty, Filthy Book: The Writings of Charles Knowlton and Annie Besant on Reproductive Physiology and Birth Control and an Account of the Bradlaugh-Besant Trial

By: Chandrasekhar, S.; Knowlton, Charles; Besant, Annie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of California Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203718


First edition. A very nice copy.Near Fine. 1981 Hard Cover. xi, 217 pp. I say that this is a dirty, filthy book, and the test of it is that no human being would allow that book on his table, no decently educated English husband would allow even his wife to have it. Such was the uncompromising pronouncement of Sir Hardinge Gifford, Her Majesty's Solicitor General, who in 1877 prosecuted Charles Bradlaugh and Annie Besant for publishing Dr. Charles Knowlton's Fruits of Ph... View more info

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The Way of Energy: Mastering the Chinese Art of Internal Strength with Chi Kung Exercise (A Gaia Original)

By: Chuen, Master Lam Kam

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Fireside Book: 1991

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268737


First printing. Ink note on page 190, pages very faintly toned. 1991 Trade Paperback. 191 pp. For centuries, the Chinese exercise system called Chi Kung has been shrouded in secrecy. The Way of Energy is the first comprehensive guide to the most powerful form of Chi Kung ever developed—“standing like a tree”. A gentle, yet profoundly beneficial form of exercise, which requires very little movement, this form of Chi Kung unlocks deep reserves of energy builds intern... View more info

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The Complete Illustrated Guide to Tai Chi: A Step-by-Step Approach to the Ancient Chinese Movement

By: Clark, Angus

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Metro Books: 2010

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2268728


First printing. A fine copy. 2010 Soft Cover. 287 pp. Beautifully illustrated throughout, this indispensable guide to Tai Chi provides a complete introduction to this meditative art. Containing a complete introduction to the principles and practices of Tai Chi, and accompanied by clear and instructive photography throughout, Angus Clark gives beginners and amateurs all of the support they need as they start to practice. View more info

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Head First: The Biology of Hope and the Healing Power of the Human Spirit

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $3.00

Publisher: A Dutton Book: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1536763


First edition. Includes original jacket. Gift note on title page.Very Good. 1989 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 368 pp. People tell me not to offer hope unless I know hope to be real, but I don't have the power not to respond to an outstretched hand. I don't know enough to say that hope can't be real. I'm not sure anyone knows enough to deny hope. I have seen too many cases these past ten years when death predictions were delivered from high pr... View more info

Anatomy of an Illness As Perceived by the Patient: Reflections on Healing and Regeneration

By: Cousins, Norman

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Norton: 1979

Seller ID: 1538728


Includes original jacket.Very Good. 1979 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 173 pp. Illustrates the life-saving benefits to be gained through taking responsibility for one's own well-being. View more info

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Wheat Belly: Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight, and Find Your Path Back to Health

By: Davis, William

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Rodale: 2011

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203706


Reprint. An exceptional copy. 2011 Hard Cover. Renowned cardiologist, William Davis, MD explains how eliminating wheat from our diets can prevent fat storage, shrink unsightly bulges, and reverse myriad health problems.Every day, over 200 million Americans consume food products made of wheat. As a result, over 100million of them experience some form of adverse health effect, ranging from minor rashes and high blood sugar to the unattractive stomach bulges that preventive... View more info

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Your Body Doesn't Lie: How to Increase Your Life Energy through Behavioral Kinesiology

By: Diamond, John

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Warner Books: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2269188


Pages very faintly toned. 1983 Mass Market Paperback. 208 pp. A simple muscle test has been discovered that can tell you what stimuli strengthen or weaken you- how your body responds to stress, posture, specific foods, emotions and your entire social and physical environments. View more info

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Good Health: How to Get It - and Keep It

By: Doty, Alvah H. [Hunt]

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Macfadden Publications, Inc.: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2072410


Minimal loss of gilt from titles. 1928 Hard Cover. viii, 148 pp. 8vo. A domestic medical guide illustrated with black & white photographs. View more info

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Weight Training for Championship Judo

By: Draeger, Donn F.; Inokuma, Isao

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Kodansha International Ltd.: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201033


First edition. Includes original jacket, lacks scarce slipcase. Very good hardcover in well worn jacket - large tear down front jacket panel, 2 inch chip from top corner, several smaller tears. Looks alright under fresh mylar. Price adjusted accordingly. 1966 Hard Cover. 280 pp. A scarce martial arts reference providing training strategies for competitive judo. At the time of publication Draeger, a U.S. Marine and expert in several martial arts, was the American authorit... View more info

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Sleep! The Secret of Greater Power and Achievement -- with 101 Tips from Famous People

By: Giles, Ray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Books, Inc.: 1944

Seller ID: 1290129


1944 reprint. Includes original jacket. Jacket lightly toned, attractive under fresh mylar.Very Good. 290 pp. Original brown cloth, black titles, red top page ridges. This book answers your 1001 questions about sleep, and gives sleeping tips from hundreds of men and women including: Lillian Gish, Roger W. Babson, Kitty Carlisle, Gen. Hugh Johnson, Jascha Heifetz, Richard Crooks, Dudley Digges, Ed Wynn, Gracie Allen, Cecil B. DeMille, Carl Carmer, Deems Taylor, Olivia de ... View more info

The Best Life Diet

By: Greene, Bob; Winfrey, Oprah (Foreword)

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1531084


First edition. Includes original jacket. Ink name on front endpaper.Near Fine. 2006 Hard Cover. 278 pp. From the bestselling author of Get With the Program! and Bob Greene's Total Body Makeover comes The Best Life Diet, a lifetime plan for losing weight and keeping it off. Bob Greene helped Oprah achieve her dramatic weight loss, and he can help you too. You'll eat the same delicious food that Oprah enjoys, and, just like Oprah, you'll have Bob to encourage you at every ... View more info

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The Art of Keeping Well; or, Common Sense Hygiene for Adults and Children

By: Greene, Cordelia A.; Gordon, Elizabeth R.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1905

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203750


1906 printing. Minor wear to corners. 1905 Hard Cover. xii, 418 pp. 8vo. A domestic medical guide by the female doctor who was personal friends with Susan B. Anthony, Francis Willard, and other suffragettes, and who lived in Castile, New York. The tone of the text is often somewhat religious, and Greene advances her own personal beliefs in several chapters, most notably 'Danger in the Use of Alcoholics as Beverages or Medicine'. Includes a biography of Greene by Elizabet... View more info

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Enhancing the Aerobic Fitness of Individuals with Moderate and Severe Disabilities: A Peer-Mediated Aerobic Conditioning Program

By: Halle, James; Gabler-Halle, Debra; McKee, Meredith; Bane, Susan; Boyer, Teresa

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sagamore Publishing Inc.: 1991

Seller ID: 1524403


Bright copy. 1991 Spiral-Bound Softcover. 267 pp. Oblong. 8 1/4 x 10 7/8. The information in this manual describes a newly-developed model of an integrated aerobic conditioning program. The manual is divided into three sections. The first section contains all the 'behind-the-scenes' work that went into the development of this model. The second section contains the components for implementing the PACP; it is the 'blood and guts' of the program. The third and final section... View more info

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The Play House: Home Hygiene (Modern Physiology Hygiene and Health)

By: Haviland, Mary S.; Browne, Margaret F.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company: 1921

Seller ID: 2203394


Ex-library, usual marks. No jacket. 1921 Hard Cover. iv, 197 pp. The object of these little books os to make children think about health, for while it may by never too late to mend bad health habits, it is never too early to form good ones. ...an attempt to show how delightful an adventure is the making of a simple, healthful, happy home, and how closesly the making of such a home is bound up with the health and character of its makers and members.Keywords: MARY HAVILAND... View more info

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Marathon Training: The Proven 100-Day Program for Success, Includes Daily Training Logs

By: Henderson, Joe

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Human Kinetics: 1997

Seller ID: 2206094


Light smudge to page ridge corners. 1997 Trade Paperback. 256 pp. 26.2 miles never seemed so easy as it will when you read and use Marathon Training. The 15-week program and training diary ensure success, whether you want to run your first or fastest marathon. The runners' writer, Joe Henderson, will instruct, equip, inspire, inform, and humor you through a training process that will maximize your potential and minimize your chances of injury. Each day you'll receive a s... View more info

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Yoga 28 Day Exercise Plan

By: Hittleman, Richard

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam Books: 1973

Seller ID: 2206142


Pages 7-8 loose from binding but included in book, wrappers rubbed. 1973 Mass Market Paperback. 320 pp. Over 500 step-by-step photographs. ...master the 38 simple exercises in this book. You will quickly grasp the ancient Yogic secrets of breathing, concentration, nutrition and muscle control--in just minutes of your spare time and without any discomfort.Keywords: RICHARD HITTLEMAN YOGA EXERCISE FITNESS HEALTH SELF HELP IMPROVEMENT LIFESTYLES View more info

Image for Howard's Domestic Medicine, A Complete Guide to the Preservation of Health and Treatment of Disease. Comprising the Structure and Functions of the Human Body; the Cultivation of Health; influence of Air, Sunlight, Exercise etc.; a full description of all the various diseases, causes of each, symptoms of each, with plain, practical directions as to the best remedies and how to administer them; a full description of Botanic Medicines, how to gather and prepare them for use; full directions for nursing; best articles of food, how prepared, etc., etc., etc. Covering, in fact, the whole range of a Home Medical Adviser [with] Supplement to Howard's Domestic Medicine, Being a Practical Treatise on Midwifery and the Diseases Peculiar to Women. Giving Elaborate Instructions in all that pertains to the structure, functions and health of the organs of generation; and treating fully of Conception, Development, Labor, Nursing, Diseases of the Womb, the best remedies, how to prepare...

Howard's Domestic Medicine, A Complete Guide to the Preservation of Health and Treatment of Disease. Comprising the Structure and Functions of the Human Body; the Cultivation of Health; influence of Air, Sunlight, Exercise etc.; a full description of all the various diseases, causes of each, symptoms of each, with plain, practical directions as to the best remedies and how to administer them; a full description of Botanic Medicines, how to gather and prepare them for use; full directions for nursing; best articles of food, how prepared, etc., etc., etc. Covering, in fact, the whole range of a Home Medical Adviser [with] Supplement to Howard's Domestic Medicine, Being a Practical Treatise on Midwifery and the Diseases Peculiar to Women. Giving Elaborate Instructions in all that pertains to the structure, functions and health of the organs of generation; and treating fully of Conception, Development, Labor, Nursing, Diseases of the Womb, the best remedies, how to prepare...

By: Howard, Horton

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Union Publishing House: 1879

Seller ID: 2073603


Spine faded, edges rubbed, loss from spine head & foot, pages toned. 1879 Hard Cover. 605, 175 pp. 8vo. Illustrated with woodcuts. Hoolihan 1805: This appears to be the final edition of this title. The Supplement to Howard's Domestic medicine, being a practical treatise on midwifery and the diseases peculiar to women, has a separate title-page and pagination. Cover- and spine-titles: Domestic medicine. View more info

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Mastering Herbalism

By: Huson, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Stein and Day: 1975

Seller ID: 2264342


Edge wear to jacket. 1975 Hard Cover. Discusses the medicinal, culinary, and cosmetic uses as well as mind-expanding powers of herbs and provides hints on planning and maintaining a garden. View more info

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T'ai Chi For Dummies

By: Iknoian, Therese

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Wiley Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 2268287


Ink marginalia and related articles laid in. 2001 Soft Cover. For nearly 5,000 years, people have practiced T’ai Chi as a way to prolong life, build strength and stamina, improve concentration, and achieve psychological balance. Hundreds of millions of satisfied customers can’t be wrong. View more info

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The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan: A Comprehensive Guide to the Principles and Practice

By: Kit, Wong Kiew

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tuttle Publishing: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2193546


2002 Trade Paperback. xviii, 317 pp. One of the most popular Chinese martial arts, Tai Chi Chuan is also one of the most effective stress relievers available. In China it is also used extensively for the prevention and treatment of illnesses, and its beneficial effects for health and fitness are now widely recognized in the West. The Complete Book of Tai Chi Chuan is a comprehensive and fascinating guide to the practical application and potential benefits of Tai Chi Chua... View more info

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Fruits of Philosophy; or The Private Companion of Adult People

By: Knowlton, Charles

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Peter Pauper Press: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2199881


Limited edition, one of 450 copies. Boards lightly soiled. 1937 Hard Cover. 107 pp. A limited edition reissue of the work originally published anonymously in 1832, which according to the introductory notice has done much to revolutionize the sexual habits of the English speaking world. Its importance lies chiefly in its influence in diffusing contraceptive knowledge... The Fruits of Philosophy is the most important treatise on birth control technique for seventeen centur... View more info

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The Complete Guide to Foot Reflexology

By: Kunz, Kevin; Kunz, Barbara; Shoemaker, Ken

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Reflexology Research Project: 1981

Seller ID: 2204652


Stain to front wrapper, wrappers foxed. 1981 Soft Cover. vii, 149 pp. A complete, do-it-yourself, easy to understand guide to foot reflexology. Complete Guide to Foot Reflexology tells you everything you need to know to stimulate reflexes in the feet to bring about relaxation in corresponding parts of the body. It describes and illustrates, the application of fundamental reflexology techniques and shows how to combine them into an organized, highly effective plan for you... View more info